• Zuckerberg: Facebook will host fake news as long as it doesn't cause “real harm”

    3 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., holds his phone after the morning session at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Friday, July 13, 2018. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images )
    Last week, Facebook invited some media outlets to an event to hear what the company plans on doing about misinformation disseminated on its platform.
    But many journalists, including CNN's Oliver Darcy, were left dissatisfied with Facebook's response.
    Facebook invited me to an event today where the company aimed to...
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  • Mark Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers on Facebook Are Making an Honest Mistake

    Mark Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers on Facebook Are Making an Honest Mistake

    3 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Yesterday, Kara Swisher, one of our finest tech journalists, published her extensive interview with Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. It's a terrific and terrifying read for many reasons, but one nugget stands out.
    At one point in the conversation, Swisher asked Zuckerberg how Facebook intends to handle those who abuse its platform to disseminate false information and promote outlandish lies. Sounding like one of his status updates, Zuckerberg said that it was really complicated and subject to a broad debate. Swisher pressed on: Would Facebook permit someone to post an assertion...
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